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February 2017. It’s still the lonesome winter for stakes. So, we continue with personal harness-race features from at tracks carried by TwinSpires. Contenders not necessarily endorsed by the public or the public handicappers, promise hefty prices against the meager returns from most predictors...|
A big day of Kentucky Derby prep races is set for Saturday thanks to three different points events on tap at Gulfstream Park, Aqueduct and Santa Anita Park. Each race is worth 10-4-2-1 to the respective top four finishers toward a starting berth in the May 6 Kentucky Derby (G1) at Churchill Downs...|
The inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup (G1) at Gulfstream Park didn’t deliver the dramatic showdown many expect between California Chrome and ARROGATE, as the former finished off-the-board to conclude his sensational career with a subpar showing, but take nothing away from the winner. The...|
Team Godolphin dominated last Thursday’s Dubai World Cup Carnival program, sweeping five of six Thoroughbred races. Even better, the results consisted of a Group 2 double of historic import, a classic trial, and handicap performances that actually pointed to the future. The spoils were fairly...|
Not exactly bowled over by what they'd seen from others in the two months since the first Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW) pool, bettors firmed up their support of Classic Empire, Mastery, and McCraken as the leading individual candidates for the 2017 Derby in last weekend's second Future Wager...|
Edited Press Release Ray Arsenault of Thornhill, Ontario, Canada, near Toronto, entered the Final Table as the leader and widened his advantage throughout the afternoon to win the $800,000 first-place prize and an Eclipse Award as Horseplayer of the Year at this weekend’s 18th annual Daily...|
Arrogate came to hand too late to attempt Triple Crown glory, but the ultra-talented colt completed another kind of magnificent treble in Saturday’s $12 million Pegasus World Cup (G1). The only horse in history to turn the Travers (G1)/Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) double, Arrogate further enhanced...|